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 Statistics:  The branch of mathematics that deals with the collection, organization, and interpretation of data.
Statistics are used quite often in baseball to calculate batting averages of the players. Statistics often represents the data visually in a graph to make sense of the data. In this graph, one can compare the batting averages over several weeks of the baseball season.

Statistics are used to calculate and interpret this graph of baseball batting averages.

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